Monthly Archive: February, 2014

Guess where I’m going??

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I have been dreaming of going to Squam for nearly 2 years, pretty much ever since I first heard about it.  What is Squam?  It is a retreat held twice a year at… Continue reading

Minimalistic Living

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By Carrie Pokrefke Last year, I helped my friend become, RCBC.  Residentially-Challenged, By Choice.   Helping someone give up or pack up all of their belongings is interesting.  It definitely gives you an… Continue reading

Soup’s On!

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Since Mother Nature seems to be obsessed with soup weather, I thought I’d share my “go to” recipe with you. Ingredients 1 lg bunch of kale 1 red potato 1 c baby carrots… Continue reading

Startled by Beauty

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As I turned the corner in the National Gallery in London, my mind filled with Caravaggio’s light and dark-filled paintings featured in a special exhibition, a sight caused me to stop, my jaw… Continue reading

Where are you Summer?!?

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By Brandi Perry Where are you, SUMMER?? I hate winter. Maybe despise is a better word to describe the foreboding feeling every time in mid-October when there is a sudden “chill” that invades… Continue reading

Stop! In the Name of Love

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For the love of love – please stop trying to define it. The one word encompasses so many things. We have one word that describes what we feel for our family, friends, spouse,… Continue reading

Things I’ve Learned…

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About celebrating birthdays.  Here’s what I’ve learned: If you reach your next birthday, you’ve won for the year! In the approximate words of Dave Barry, there comes an age when you really can’t… Continue reading

On Love Stories

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Today a few ladies from The Baraza share their favorite love stories. Jennifer Any great love story has certain elements to keep the reader in a state of wondering if the hero and… Continue reading

Inner hippie

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A couple of months ago, I wrote about my growing relationship with yoga.  I’m still there – at least twice a week – on my mat attempting to be in the moment and… Continue reading

Boys: What the ???

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I have a son.  He’s wonderful and smart and funny and handsome, and, well, just plain gross sometimes.  I just don’t get some of the things he does.  We’ll be doing something perfectly… Continue reading